March 04, 2007
NARHA Receives Christopher Reeve Foundation Grant
The Christopher Reeve Foundation (CRF) announced today that the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Inc. (NARHA) has been awarded a $5,000 Quality of Life grant. The CRF... Read More
February 25, 2007
The parents of a 5-year-old girl killed in a rodeo parade were never told there were age limits for children allowed to ride in the event, the child's grandmother says.
Brielle Boisvert's parents, Tom and Linda Donnell Boisvert, are upset a... Read More
February 21, 2007
Noel Edmonds, president of The British Horse Society, wrote to Indian president Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam today (Feb. 21) to plead for the release of jailed British horse rider Daniel Robinson.
Robinson, 38, was arrested last October for... Read More
February 17, 2007
February 15, 2007
The fee for grazing livestock on federal lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service is dropping this year, the BLM announced last week.
Effective March 1, the fee will be $1.35 per animal unit month, down from... Read More
February 04, 2007
The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) has designated February as its fundraising and membership month. The organization hopes to receive funds or pledges totaling $850,000 during the month as well as renew its current memberships of more... Read More
February 02, 2007
Georgia Department of Agriculture staff began removing horses and dogs from a property in Pike County at 10 a.m. this morning out of concern for the animals' health and safety.
The process of removing the animals is continuing. The... Read More
January 26, 2007
Who was that undressed man?
That's the question startled hikers, bikers and horseback riders are asking about a jogger seen streaking through an open space preserve in Saratoga, Calif., wearing nothing but sneakers, glasses and a black tam... Read More
January 26, 2007
Firefighters and sheriff's department responders pulled to safety a horse that had fallen through the ice of a private pond in the town of Wilson, Wisc., on Wednesday (Jan. 24), the
January 21, 2007
It's not often that equestrian events are highlighted on national television networks. However, on Jan. 7, more than 5.8 million viewers got a ringside seat to learn more about Quarter Horses through the America's Horse Championships on NBC... Read More
January 16, 2007
As many as 1.5 million undocumented farm workers and their relatives currently living and working in the United States could gain legal status under an ambitious agricultural guest-worker plan introduced Jan. 10 on Capitol Hill.
The... Read More
January 16, 2007
All professional and amateur photographers who seek to capture the ideal image of the horse are invited to enter the Online Photography Contest sponsored by the Equine Photographers' Network.
The deadline for entries is March 1. Winners wil... Read More
January 15, 2007
The future home of South Dakota State University's fledgling equestrian team is under construction in Brookings, S.D.
Though currently just some reinforcing bars rising from a concrete slab near the Highway 14 bypass, the giant barn will be... Read More
January 14, 2007
The Purina Mills Horse Business Group is announcing the 13th year of its largest and most popular equine event. The Purina Mills Horse Owner's Workshop (HOW) is a local education and entertainment program that provides horse owners with the... Read More
January 08, 2007
SmartPak announced today (Jan. 8) that it is forming an Equine Veterinary Advisory Council consisting of four equine practitioners. With a long-standing commitment to equine health, SmartPak intends to use this council to help the company stay on... Read More
January 07, 2007
EasyCare was honored to be asked to join the Equine Quality Alliance and is proud to be a new member. The EQA is a conglomerate of small companies who work together to promote high-quality products in the equine industry. Goals include marketing... Read More
January 05, 2007
Who is that mysterious, elegant man? And why is he sitting on a dead horse? Such are some of the questions sparked by a black-and-white photograph taken in Sheboygan, Wisc., between 1876 and 1884 that has led to nationwide curiosity,... Read More
January 01, 2007
The national television show, Best of America by Horseback, has announced today its dates and schedule for their 2007 Grand Tour of America, inviting trail riders from all over to ride with them on location while filming for their... Read More
December 24, 2006
On Jan. 13, 2007, when the elite of the horse world meet in Louisville, Ky., for the 2007 United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Annual Meeting, the name of the 2006 Farnam/Platform USEF Horse of the Year will be announced.
This... Read More
December 08, 2006
A new park designed to commemorate northeast Lexington's role in the history of thoroughbred racing is in the planning stages, with proponents saying it will help the city and blacks reclaim their places in racing history.
The park will be... Read More
November 28, 2006
World Championship Blacksmiths, LLC, has launched a World Champion Partner Program to recognize supporters of the World Championship Blacksmiths Series, and organization. This exclusive group will gain unparalleled exposure to World Championship... Read More
November 14, 2006
Farriers and equine veterinarians from the United States, Europe, and Mexico are expected to attend the fourth annual International Hoof-Care Summit to be held at the Cincinnati Convention Center and the Cincinnati Hilton Hotel, Jan. 30 through... Read More
November 10, 2006
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is currently accepting nominations for its spring 2007 Smith-Kilborne training program on foreign animal diseases.
The Smith-Kilborne program takes its name fro... Read More
November 09, 2006
Dover Saddlery Retail, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dover Saddlery (Nasdaq: DOVR), announced Nov. 8 that the Grand Opening of its new Crofton, Md., store will take place December 1-3. Equestrians are invited to join in the Grand Opening... Read More
November 02, 2006
Victor Espinoza took only two races to become the first jockey to ride a winner over both Hollywood Park's new Cushion Track and Keeneland's Polytrack. Second in Hollywood's autumn meet opener Nov. 1, Espinoza won the second race aboard Robert... Read More